Etymology: Early August(us), re-Latinized from Agustus, from Late Latin Agustus, from AugustusLatin?, Augustus, the month of Augustus Caesar, literally "Venerable Caesar", possibly from either Old Latin
- The eighth month of the Gregorian calendar, following July and preceding September. Abbreviation: Aug or Aug.
- (given name, male) derived from the Roman name.
- (given name, female) of modern usage, derived from the month.
- augos, increase, from Proto-Indo-European base
- aug-, to increase; or Latin avis, bird, referring to divination by observing bird flights, singing, feeding or entrails, from Proto-Indo-European
- awi-, bird; + Latin garrire, to chatter, from Proto-Indo-European base
- ger-, to cry, of imitative origin
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- noble, Noble, venerable, majestic, awe-inspiring, often of the highest social class (sometimes used ironically).
Etymology: From augustus 'majestic, venerable'
- an patron of the arts
- Of noble birth.
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